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Ujjwal K
Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury

Affiliation :
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi,India

Biography :
CHOWDHURY, UJJWAL KUMAR, Cardiac Surgeon, educator; b. Kolkata, West Bengal, India, Oct. 2, 1955; s. Aloke Kumar and Narayani Chowdhury; wife Sanjukta Chowdhury, Dec. 10, 1982; children: Priyanka, Sreenita, Abhishek. MBBS in Anatomy, Armed Forces Medical College, Poona, Maharashtra, India, 1979; MS In General Surgery with 1st class, Inst. Postgraduate Medical Education and Research., Kolkata, 1984; MCh, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, 1991, Diplomate National Board Examinations, New Delhi, 1990. Professor, Department of Cardiac Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1996 onward; Senior Cardiac Surgical Fellow, active member, allograft team, special training in implantation of left ventricular assist devices, Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 1991-93; Senior Cardiac Surgical Fellow, Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, 1993-94, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, 1994. Trained in robotic cardiac surgery, Intuitive Surgical® Da Vinci Surgical System Training Workshop, Synnyvale, California, 2003. Till date Contributed 217 original articles to numerous indexed cardiac surgical journals. Fellow Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (Sydney), Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons (New Delhi), Indian Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (Life member), Member- Society of Thoracic Surgeons (USA), Biography Who‟s who in Medicine and Health Care, 2009-2010, Iconic Achiever, The International Hippocrates Award for Medical Achievement, Cambridge, England 2010. 2 The culmination of Prof. Choudhury‟s research activities has been the development of a novel technique of septation of the aorto-pulmonary window using a fenestrated, unidirectional, valved fabric patch, a novel technique of rechanneling of sinus venosus atrial septal defect with partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection, construction of novel techniques of the modified Blalock-Taussig‟s shunt, laying down the guidelines for candidate selection for one and one-half ventricular repair and for leaving the vertical vein open in patients with obstructive totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, development of a novel technique of transfer of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery using autogenous aortic and pulmonary arterial flaps, development of a novel technique of percutaneous adjustable vertical vein ligature in obstructive totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, formulation of a new surgical classification of mixed totally anomalous pulmonary venous connection, development of modified button technique for the performance of Bentall‟s procedure, laying down the criteria for diagnosis of postoperative Fontan failure by dynamic radionuclide study and new techniques of tumour thrombectomy from inferior vena cava and right atrium in patients with renal cell carcinoma with inferior vena caval and right atrial extension without cardiopulmonary bypass as well as using cardiopulmonary bypass without circulatory arrest

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Biography of Ujjwal K Chowdhury JCSHD